RRB Group D

RRB Group D Recruitment 2018
The much awaited recruitment drive has come. Railway Recruitment Board has come up with a total of 62907 vacancies all over India for Group-D posts. Group D includes posts like- Helper, Hospital Attendant, Gateman, Porter, Assistant Pointsman, Sweeper etc.

Details about the RRB Group D Recruitment 2018:
Below mentioned are the details to keep in mind while filling the online form.

Important dates:
Date of publishing advertisement: 10 Feb 2018
Start Date of online application: 10 Feb 2018
End date of online application: 12 Mar 2018 up to 23 : 59 hrs.
Tentative date for computer based test (CBT): April - May 2018
Mode of application: Online

Eligibility Criteria:
The eligibility related to age and education will be described over here. As RRB has made relaxation of two years to Unreserved category candidates as well. The lower and upper age limit indicated in the vacancy table will be calculated as on 01.07.2018.

Age group Category Upper age limit Lower age limit Relaxation in upper age limit New Age group
18 yrs – 31 yrs UR 02-07-1987 01-07-2000 - 18 yrs – 31 yrs
OBC- Creamy layer
OBC- Non creamy layer 3 years 18 yrs – 34 yrs
SC/ST 5 years 18 yrs – 36 yrs
Persons with Disabilities UR 9 years 18 yrs –
40 yrs
OBC- Creamy
OBC- Non creamy 12 years 18 yrs – 43 yrs
SC/ST 14 years 18 yrs – 45 yrs
Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried UR 4 years 18 yrs – 35 yrs
OBC- Creamy
OBC- Non creamy 7 years 18 yrs – 38 yrs
SC/ST 9 years 18 yrs – 40 yrs
Ex- servicemen Up to the extent of service rendered in Defense + 3 years  
 
Educational Qualifications:
S. No. Posts Minimum Educational qualification
1 Track Maintainer 10th pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT (OR) 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT
2 Helper except medical
3 Helper -Medical 10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT
4 Hospital Attendant
5 Gateman
6 Assistant Pointsman
7 Porter/ Hamal/ Sweeper cum Porter
 
Pay Scale:
 Rs. 18,000/ (Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix)
 
Application fees and payment details:
Application fees for Candidates belonging to Unreserved and OBC category: Rs. 500*
Application fees for Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWDs/Female/Transgender/Minorities/Economically backward class/ Ex- serviceman: Rs. 250**
This application fee is subject to refund is the candidate has given the examination.

*Rs. 400 will be refunded if candidate has given the exam.
**Rs. 250 will be refunded if candidate has given the exam.

Mode of payment:
Payment could be made either (A) Online or (B) Offline.

(A) Online: Online payment can be done through internet banking/ ATM/ debit card/ credit card.
(B) Offline: Offline payment can be through:
      I. SBI Bank Challan Payment mode closes on 12.03.2018 at 13.00 Hrs in any branch of SBI.
      II. Post Office Challan Payment mode closes on 10.03.2018 at 13.00 Hrs in any branch of computerized Post Office.
 
Details of vacancies Zone wise:
There are 16 zones of Indian railways and the details of vacancies in those zones is given in the following table.

RRB Name Zone General OBC SC ST Total Posts
Chandigarh NR 3955 2113 1174 590 7832
Gorakhpur NER 1686 926 500 276 3388
Guwahati NFR 1304 696 384 193 2577
Ajmer NWR 2493 1198 704 360 4755
Allahabad NCR 2533 1141 736 352 4762
Bhubaneshwar ECOR 783 346 245 158 1532
Kolkata ER 1155 654 355 203 2367
Patna ECR 3016 1614 899 450 5981
Bangalore SWR 1184 596 346 167 2293
Bilaspur SECR 587 317 168 87 1159
Ranchi SER 1240 662 426 197 2525
Secunderabad SCR 3254 1723 1016 530 6523
Chennai SR 1550 666 431 332 2979
Ahmedabad WR 3056 1653 901 477 6087
Bhopal WCR 1772 961 493 296 3522
Mumbai CR 2321 1236 675 393 4625
Total posts 31889 16502 9453 5061 62907
 
Exam Pattern:
Exam pattern is discussed in a separate tab.

Document Verification:
After qualifying CBT and PET, candidates will be called for document verification. 
  • In case of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e., older person shall be given higher seniority.
  • Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates.
  • RRBs only recommend names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Railway Administrations.
How to Apply for RRB Group D posts:
Candidates must ensure the following things while filling up the online form.

A.Candidate Photograph in color: JPEG image of size 20 to 50KB.
B.SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100KB.
C.Scribe Photograph in color (Wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 20 to 50KB.

Steps for online application-
  • Go through the official website of respective RRB Zone  and click on Recruitment option.
  • A link for online application will be displayed.
  • Click on the " New Registration link".
  • Fill the details carefully and apply for the desired post before submitting.
  • A Registration number and password will be displayed on the screen.
  • Login again using the same registration number and password
  • Fill the relevant details very carefully.
  • Make the application fee payment through net banking/ debit card/ credit card/ e-challan/ pay-in-slip payable any bank .
  • Now affix your passport sized photograph and signature along with left-hand thumb impression, also copy the declaration.
  • Scan the filled template as per the format.
  • Submit the application form and keep a copy of it for further use.
Hope this article gives you a one stop solution for all RRB recruitment related queries.

For details on date of examination and download of admit card please visit http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/view_section.jsp?lang=0&id=0,4,1244

We will keep you updated regarding each and every information regarding RRB Group D recruitment process. 

Recruitment Process and Exam Pattern:
The recruitment process is of three tiers. First a Computer based test (CBT) will be taken followed by Physical Efficiency test (PET), then Document Verification in the last.

Computer Based Test (CBT):

Total Duration: 90 minutes
Total number of Questions: 100

Subject Duration Syllabus
Mathematics 90 minutes Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
General Intelligence and Reasoning Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.
General Science Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard.
General Awareness Current Affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.
 
Negative Marking:
There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers which means marks equivalent to the 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:

UR 40%
OBC 30%
SC/ST 30%
 
 
These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):
Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates shall be called for PET two times the community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs.

Male candidates Female candidates
Should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
and
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.
Should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
and
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.
 
Note- PWDs are exempted from PET.

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